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Library opening times


Summer vacation - Saturday 25 June to Friday 16 September

The Sir Michael Cobham Library, Talbot Campus

Day Library building Staffed service at Help Zone  
Monday - Friday  8am - 8pm 9am - 5pm
Saturday  10am - 4pm No staffed service
Sunday Closed Closed
Bank holiday -
​Monday 29 August
Closed Closed

Weston Library (Bournemouth Gateway Building), Lansdowne Campus

Day Library area Staffed service at Help Zone 
Monday - Friday  Open 24/7  9am - 5pm
Saturdays, Sundays and 
​Bank Holidays 
Open 24/7 No staffed service

If you can't visit the Library in person you can contact us on Library Chat, email us at [email protected] or phone us on +44 (0)1202 965959. These services are staffed Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.

Or look at our Library FAQs here.

For IT support, please telephone +44 (0)1202 965515 or Freephone 0808 196 2332 (both available 24/7)


Normal term time opening 

The Sir Michael Cobham Library, Talbot Campus

Day Library building Staffed service at Help Zone  
Monday - Friday  8am - midnight 9am - 5pm
Saturday  10am - 6pm No staffed service
Sunday 10am - 10pm No staffed service

Weston Library (Bournemouth Gateway Building), Lansdowne Campus

Day Library area Staffed service at Help Zone 
Monday - Friday  Open 24/7  9am - 5pm
Saturdays, Sundays and 
​Bank Holidays 
Open 24/7 No staffed service